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Why Bali Makes the Perfect Island Escape

Posted: 29 September 2023

It’s easy to see why Bali is the perfect destination for those looking for an island escape. From jaw-dropping waterfalls, lush rice paddies, crystal clear oceans and golden...

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Sarah's Top 10 Ultimate Croatia Highlights

Posted: 22 September 2023

Croatia amazed me in so many ways, from its ancient history to its thriving nightlife. My time on our Ultimate Croatia trip was an unforgettable adventure. I got to see...

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My Thai Adventure: I Tried Our Most Popular Trip

Posted: 17 August 2023

I’ve never flown on a plane by myself, let alone flown out to a completely new country to meet a group of strangers. I was pretty nervous at...

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Fudge Gets Her New Wheelchair!

Posted: 1 June 2023

This seriously adorable dog loves the island life! Fudge is the mascot of our Thai Animal Welfare Volunteers programme. You can’t help but fall in love with this...

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Top 5: South Africa Garden Route Highlights

Posted: 2 May 2018

Ever wondered how we manage to put together such awesome group trips? It’s because the team at Gap 360 are travellers, just like you, and to...

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28 Days, 12 Countries: My Grand European Adventure

Posted: 24 April 2018

Our European trips come in all shapes and sizes, and we think they're some of the best travel experiences around, but you don't need to take...

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Jack Whitehall: Travels With My Father

Posted: 22 September 2017

Jack Whitehall’s fantastic new show Travels with my Father launches on Netflix on today! In the show, Jack takes his 77-year old dad on a gap...

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American Road Trip: My Top Ten Moments

Posted: 25 August 2017

I’ve just got back from an incredible road trip adventure in America. Travelling from coast to coast, I saw and experienced some amazing things! Here are my top...

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Bali Intro - My Top 5 Highlights

Posted: 7 August 2017

I’ve just got back from the awesome 12-day Bali Intro. I had a fantastic time – so much was packed into the 12 days and I experienced some...

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The Philippines Intro - Gap 360's Katie Tells Us About Her Trip

Posted: 7 April 2017

I took our Philippines Intro tour and had an unforgettable adventure! Here’s what I got up to on my travels: Day 1 – Arrival The airport pick-up...

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8 Things I Learned While Travelling the East Coast of Australia

Posted: 27 March 2017

I have just come back from an amazing trip along the East Coast of Australia. Here are 8 things I learned during my travels: It deserves all the hype! Seriously. I...

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How Will the Triggering of Article 50 Affect Your Trip?

Posted: 8 March 2017

The Prime Minister has stated that she will definitely trigger article 50 this March. How is this likely to affect travellers? Article 50 is the instrument that the UK Government will use...

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E4's Gap Year Series Brings Back Memories for the Gap 360 Team

Posted: 24 February 2017

We've all been looking forward to E4's new comedy Gap Year here in the Gap 360 office and it did not disappoint! For our travel co-ordinator...

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No Act of Kindness, No Matter How Small, Is Ever Wasted

Posted: 3 February 2017

 “No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted”- A saying everyone should go by. After all, it’s these small acts that...

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Ella in Namibia: Wildlife Sanctuary Volunteers

Posted: 25 January 2017

Gap 360 traveller Ella shares her experience with us during her travels, from the process of deciding what destination to visit, when to visit, to booking the trip and flights through...

Sydney Opera House and the surrounding Sydney Harbour

Aussie Au Pairing

Posted: 24 October 2016

Looking for a bit of a shake up on the Aussie job scene? Once you've tried your hand at some casual work during your year abroad (theme parks, offices...

Georgia wearing traditional Chinese clothing

China: Must Do, Pack and Eat

Posted: 29 September 2016

In case you missed it, last month we sent the wonderful Georgia off to China to represent us as our #REALChinaBlogger. After winning our summer competition with Instax and Cathay...

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South Africa in Pictures

Posted: 22 August 2016

On Instagram we’re always keeping a beady eye out for traveler photos and sharing our favourites. So when we came across Gary’s jaw-dropping photos from his...

Elephant and baby elephant in Thailand

Unforgettable Elephants in Thailand

Posted: 17 August 2016

Tucked away in the tranquil Surin, our Elephant Experience project in Thailand is the perfect way to get up close to the gentle giants and really make a...

Traveller standing in front of Angkor Wat in Cambodia

Why Does Everyone Love Cambodia?

Posted: 9 August 2016

Gap year traveller Sam recently booked onto our popular Cambodia Intro trip. Continuously voted 10/10 by past customers, we wanted to get behind the REAL reason everyone is head over heels...

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